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Allianz Reviews

Updated 20 August 2014
Updated 20 August 2014
97 Reviews

3.6
97 Reviews
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Allianz Chairman of the Board of Management Michael Diekmann
Michael Diekmann
35 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Very good work life balance, if you're not keen to develop yourself or keep the status quo (in 17 reviews)

  • Decent salary plus very good variable pay which is up to you to make (in 5 reviews)


Cons
  • If you're a dynamic individual that knows how to leverage your skills into different areas of the business, you can easily overcome that obstacle (in 3 reviews)

  • German colleagues "seem" have an advantage over non Germans, especially when it comes to management positions (in 3 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Great People!

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good work/life balance
    Interesting Work
    Friendly Management

    Cons

    Some tasks can become repetitive

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Better training for new employees

  2.  

    Internship at Allianz SE for a six months period.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst  in  Munich (Germany)
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in Munich (Germany)

    Pros

    Colleagues are really nice and supportive. Good work life balance. Compensation is good. Working environment is not bad.

    Cons

    Sometime it takes longer time to execute a new project.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Very good experience

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good salary and friendly enviromental

    Cons

    manage time and customers. Development new market

    Recommends
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  5.  

    Great working environment, nice colleagues, plenty of learning opportunities.

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Enterprise Operations Intern  in  Minneapolis, MN (US)
    Current Employee - Enterprise Operations Intern in Minneapolis, MN (US)

    Pros

    Good pay, plenty of ways to gain experience outside your specific job area.

    Cons

    At time can not be as competitive

  6.  

    Great people

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    Former Employee - Team Leader
    Former Employee - Team Leader

    Pros

    Friendly people. Excellent support for professional qualifications. Business is growing and respected in the Insurance market. Good benefits package. Great charity supporters.

    Cons

    Work life balance suffers enormously as you are promoted.. Heavy reliance on a few experts means there are huge bottle necks. Providing opportunities for the graduate intake limits career choices for others and often also often results in inexperienced managers who require huge support from their teams which goes unrecognised as they need to hide that others are doing their job.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Change the bonus system. Stop relying on external systems that do not deliver what you need, require huge investment to change anything, cause rework and frustrate the employees. Really look at your people, a lot of talent is unrecognised.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Didnt like it!

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Trainig was good for starting out in the industry. Most the staff was friendly until you get to management.

    Cons

    Much of a 'who you know' culture. Systems were horrible and pay was below industry average.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Multi-year "Best Place to Work" designations!

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great work life balance, compensation and flexability.

    Cons

    Advancement opportunities are limited for lower-level employees.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  9.  

    Good place to start

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Business Analyst  in  Munich (Germany)
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Munich (Germany)

    Pros

    Large company, mobility inside the group is guaranteed. Managers are willing to listen to the employees. Company values are well expressed.
    Allianz employees have access to a wide range of benefits.

    Cons

    The internal bureaucratic procedures can be tiring and can slow down fast actions: being a large and old company, some functions could be redesigned.
    Work-life balance is fair but fluctuates pretty heavily according to deadlines.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Leader in insurance

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Risk Manager  in  Munich (Germany)
    Current Employee - Senior Risk Manager in Munich (Germany)

    Pros

    Multicultural working environment; many different departments and businesses offer the chance to change job within company and have very broad view on industry; family -friendly company; good work-life balance; very competent employees; very competent senior management

    Cons

    Sometimes politics stands in the way of common sense; middle management is weak

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good, however geared more towards soon to be retirees

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    Current Employee - IT Solution Engineer  in  Novato, CA (US)
    Current Employee - IT Solution Engineer in Novato, CA (US)

    Pros

    Flexible hours, good work-life balance, great for individuals with families, good 401(k) match - the best I received from anywhere else, telecommute, low pressure, onsite gym,

    Cons

    Not great for single individuals because the benefits are more crafted for individuals with families, heavily outsourced, minimal learning opportunities, process heavy, compensation not competitive with market, lack of fresh ideas

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

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